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The Truth Is, Philosophy Rules Your World

If philosophy's main goal is to figure out what makes life worth living, it is also, by extension, a preparation for dying. Plato knew this and took it to heart. And now we can listen to him again, and learn something useful. The man who gave us philosophy as we know it is back, walking among us, …

Heidegger's 'black notebooks' reveal antisemitism at core of his philosophy

New publication shows highly influential philosopher saw 'world Judaism' as driver of dehumanising modernity<p>He is widely regarded as one of Europe's most influential 20th century philosophers whose writings inspired some of the important thinkers of the modern era. But almost four decades after …

Is Philosophy the Most Practical Major?

One of the many small surprises of the recession has been a significant growth in the number of philosophy majors, according the the <i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i>. It has slightly exceeded the growth of enrollments in the last ten years; many other humanities and social science fields have just kept up. At …

A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics

Rodin believed that his art was about removing the stone not part of the sculpture to reveal the essence of his artistic vision. Perhaps this is what Catalan-born, London-based graphic designer Genis Carreras implicitly intended in chiseling away the proverbial philosopher’s stone to sculpt its …

BOLT: A Small Wall Charger & Battery Backup in One

You know it’s a hassle to have to carry around your bulky, USB wall charger, plus a battery backup for your phone, right? BOLT is a small, portable …